Miscellaneous arduino, atmega168, avr, gift, lamp, led, pcb, woodworking
EDITOR’S NOTE: I’ve attached PDF files of the pentagon PCB and the motherboard PCB. If I had time to label them and make them pretty, I would, but this was never designed for mass production or consumption. Use at your own risk and frustration.
For those with a short attention span, I give you a photo of the completed project (my biggest to date):
Completed LED Mood Lamp
If you’re interested in the story of this things, continue reading…
This idea came about randomly as a gift idea for my wife. I’ve built useless machines, clocks, etc. for other people (and myself), but hadn’t built anything for my wife. I’m not sure what she’s going to do with this thing, but it’s the thought that counts.
Miscellaneous, Swank-n-Funk china, gift, incandescent, lamp, lighting
I Love Chinese Lamp.
OK, I am not making one of these and I did not make this one, but I consider this to be super-swanky and a must-show-off piece in my collection of strange old things.
I inherited this from my grandmother who passed away around Christmas of 2009. It’s plastic, but my grandparents purchased it for-real in Hong Kong when they lived over there. It’s dirt-old and reminds me of the leg lamp from the movie A Christmas Story. When my parents brought it down to me and my wife saw it, all I could say was, “It’s frah-jee-lay.” It’s awesome is what it is.
This will be the first thing filed under, “Swank-n-Funk.”
Electronics, Projects, Woodworking/Shop brass, engraving, finishing, gift, servo, useless machine, woodworking
I finally finished my own UME Mark II for my own desk for me! Woohoo! My flavor of useless machines ever has a “presidential” look, as some have put it.
Latest UME Mk II (Useless Machine Ever)